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Boyd van Dijk

Non-stipendiary Research Fellow

Boyd van Dijk is an Oxford Martin Fellow at the Changing Global Orders programme and a Research Associate at the Faculty of History. 

His research interests focus on international organizations, international law, food security, humanitarianism, and mass violence. He previously taught at King’s College London, LSE, and Queen Mary and was a McKenzie Fellow at the University of Melbourne.  

In 2022, he published with Oxford University Press a book on the making of the 1949 Geneva Conventions, the most important rules ever formulated for regulating armed conflict. He also published essays and articles for Past & Present, The American Journal of International Law, Humanity, Law and History Review, as well as for magazines (Le Grand Continent) and newspapers (Washington Post).

Boyd van Dijk